Holtzen Family History

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Holtzen Name Meaning

German: from an inflected form of Holtz ‘wood’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Holtzer, Holten, Holtz, Holter, Holte, Holtan, Bolten, Baltzer

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Holtzen Family Origin

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Holtzen Family Occupations

What did your Holtzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holtzen. 37% of Holtzen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Holtzen women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holtzen were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Keeper
  • Secretary
  • Servant
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Holtzen Historical Records

What Holtzen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Holtzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holtzen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 104 immigration records available for the last name Holtzen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 454 military records available for the last name Holtzen. For the veterans among your Holtzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holtzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtzen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Holtzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Holtzen in 1964 was 76, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtzen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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